Report: Multiple victims in shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival

There are multiple eyewitness accounts and news agencies reporting an active shooter and multiple victims at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Christmas Hill Park.

NBC Bay Area reported that ambulance crews were told that 11 people were down and there is video on social media of people fleeing the festival after hearing gunshots.

“Holy sh*t I had just left the Gilroy Garlic Festival when some guy started shooting up the place,” wrote journalist and Bay Area resident Sarah Belle Lin on Twitter. “I’m so scared for all the families and people still there.”

This report will be updated as more details emerge.

Drew Costley is an SFGATE editorial assistant. Email: drew.costley@sfgate.com | Twitter: @drewcostley

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